- Date: April 19, 2010
- Type: Television Episode
This Television Episode refers to John Cougar Mellencamp
Barney calls Ted's mother a cougar. When Robin reminds him that he said that a cougar cannot be over 50, Barney calls her a Mellencamp, in reference to singer John "Cougar" Mellencamp.
When Ted attends his mother's wedding, he is extremely disturbed by her overly affectionate relationship with her fiancé, which forces him to think about his own life and make an impulsive decision.